Ruth Shin has an entrepreneurial spirit, acute business sense and eye for design that are invaluable in real estate. She came into the brokerage field after running her own thriving service business, applying her seasoned skills and client-centric focus to commercial and residential leasing and sales.
A dedicated member of The REALO Team at Compass, Ruth thrives on helping her real estate clients feel confident, cared for and at ease while guiding them through the intricate transaction process. “My main priority is building trust, and a solid long-term relationship with my clients whether they are buying or selling.” An honest approach, ability to customize her service, and adaptability to various environments have been essential to her success.
Ruth is very hands-on every step of the way, providing valuable information and support to inspire her clients’ ideal decisions. Her keen practicality, sensibility and expertise enable her to navigate them through the real estate buy and sell market with precision.
Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manhattan, Ruth is a true native of NYC. After earning an interdisciplinary B.A. from Hunter College, she enjoyed diverse careers in publishing, law, the nonprofit sector and culinary arts. She subsequently founded and operated a popular cake designing and pastry arts service business, before transitioning into a consultant and menu-writing role for lauded NYC restaurants such as Brooklyn Fireproof, and the Michelin Guide-acclaimed Falansai.
A Brooklyn resident for over a decade, Ruth currently resides in Fort Greene with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, she loves to travel the world, read, cook, discover new music and listen to interesting podcasts.